Monthly Archives: June 2016

Precarious Work in Jakarta

Diatyka Widya Permata Yasih, a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Indonesia, has published with JCA. In her new article “Jakarta‚Äôs Precarious Workers: Are they a ‘New Dangerous Class’?” (DOI: … Continue reading

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A Gramscian Approach to Chinese Labour and State

Elaine Sio-ieng Hui’s new article at JCA is “Putting the Chinese State in its Place: A March from Passive Revolution to Hegemony” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1197297). Hui is with the Human Resources and Employment Relations Program at The Graduate School PennState. Taking … Continue reading

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China’s migrant workers

In a new book review, JCA author Tu Phuong Nguyen writes about a new book by Pun Ngai titled Migrant Labor in China: Post-Socialist Transformations (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1197960). Published by Polity Press, Migrant Labor in China: Post-Socialist Transformations is, according to … Continue reading

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The elite and secularism in Pakistan

Academic, activist and commentator Aasim Sajjad Akhtar of the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad, Pakistan writes a new article for JCA. His article, “Dreams of a Secular Republic: Elite Alienation in Post-Zia Pakistan” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1193214) examines … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Pancasila

In a new Commentary, Pranoto Iskandar of The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies at Nottingham University’s Malaysia Campus and The Institute for Migrant Rights in Indonesia, has a critical assessment of Indonesia’s Pancasila, the official philosophical foundation of the … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s last election

Edmund Terence Gomez of the Department Of Administrative Studies and Politics at the University of Malaya is one of Malaysia’s best-known political economists. His new article at te JCA publisher’s website is “Resisting the Fall: The Single Dominant Party, Policies … Continue reading

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